In another blow to smartphone-powered virtual reality, Google has stopped selling its Daydream View headset on the Google Store. The news comes as Samsung's latest handsets don't support Gear VR.
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A new report says Samsung has confirmed the lack of support for its Gear VR headset on the Galaxy Note10 series. It's not clear as well whether this will be addressed with an adapter, instead.
YouTube has just announced that its YouTube VR app is coming to the Samsung Gear VR via the Oculus Store. Those with the Daydream View or Gear VR can also use the new Watch Together feature.
Three months after having released its VR app for Google Daydream devices, Plex has brought its virtual reality media viewing experience to Samsung Gear VR courtesy of the Oculus Store.
New refund policies by Oculus now allows customers to request automated refunds for Oculus Store purchases. Both Oculus Rift and Gear VR apps are eligible, but with different requirements.
Samsung is partnering with Red Bull to create 360-degree content for the Gear VR. The partnership will have Samsung present at Red Bull events with Red Bull producing the 360-degree video.
If you were looking for quite a deal on the Samsung Gear VR, chances are you won't want to pass this promotion up. The Gear VR 2016 model is now priced at $33.99 The deal is for a limited time.
At WWDC, Apple finally entered the VR and AR space by announcing their developer tools dubbed ARKit. According to their Product Marketing executive, the outlook remains rosy for this project.
Google, whose majority of revenue comes from advertisements, has reportedly started experimenting how ads will look like in virtual reality. The experiments are currently going on at Area 120.
Samsung's Ostrich advert, which shows an Ostrich learning to fly with the Gear VR, has won several awards at the Cannes 2017 film festival, including three gold, two silver and two bronze awards.
The Gear VR is fun on its own, but the experience is better when paired with a controller. Nyko's PlayPad VR will give users a new controller option that can be stored on the front of the headset.
Samsung has announced the VR Live Pass which will allow Gear VR owners to watch sports and music events as they happen, from a different and immersive perspective. There are some caveats for US users.
At VRLA 2017, Samsung has unveiled what it calls FaceSense, a prototype which tracks your facial movements and translates them into navigation input. The design is based on that of the Gear VR.
A report has revealed that Samsung has stopped making new digital cameras and will be closing the division in favor of other imaging products such as mobile and virtual reality cameras.
A Samsung exec has revealed that the company is working on its own high-end standalone VR headset to take on the likes of Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, however, there is no launch date in sight for now.
With a week to go until the official unveiling of Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+, details about a possible Target promotion have leaked online - offering a free Gear VR and $100 gift card.
Oculus has announced version 1.2 of Oculus Rooms, Events, and Facebook livestreaming for the Samsung Gear VR headset. It has also introduced Oculus Voice for both the Gear VR and Rift.
Samsung has updated its Gear VR headset with a new controller that will make navigating the virtual space a bit more convenient. The controller will also offer quick access buttons.
It was only a couple of weeks ago that we reported on the heavy discount on the Gear VR headset, but the price has dropped even further, making the deal even sweeter.
The current generation Samsung Gear VR headset that was launched back in 2015 is now selling for just $59.99 on Amazon, which is nearly $40 less than its price on the Samsung Store in the US.
This latest version of Samsung Internet focuses on giving users more control of the browser. New features include updated support for WebVR 1.0 and the ability to change the interface background.
Microsoft has announced that its new Xbox Wireless Controller will soon gain compatibility with Gear VR devices, with Minecraft: Gear VR Edition to be the first controller-enabled title.
Mojang has announced that the "Boss Update" will be hitting Windows 10, Pocket and Gear VR Editions of Minecraft soon, bringing boss battles, Slash commands, new blocks and more.
Samsung has announced launch details for its new Galaxy Note7 in India. Buyers there will get three months of unlimited voice calls and 4G data, and will also be able to buy a Gear VR headset for $30.
The Galaxy Note7 launch is just two days away, but there's probably nothing left for Samsung to unveil as a new leak has taken the wraps off the device's looks as well as internals.
Samsung is working on a standalone VR headset, to take on the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. Thanks to trademark filings, we now know Samsung's upcoming device might be called the Odyssey.
An import registry from India shows that Samsung might be working on a new version of its Gear VR headset. The updated device is likely to be launched next month, alongside the Galaxy Note 7.
Samsung is allegedly working on a gamepad for its Gear VR headset. It aims to improve the VR experience as users won't have to use the buttons on the Gear VR. Samsung could announce it at E3 in June.
Oculus announced today that Minecraft is now available for the Gear VR. Minecraft: Gear VR will have all of the features that the Pocket Edition has, including skins, multiplayer, and more.
Samsung has launched its latest Android flagships in India, running the Exynos 8890 SoC, and those who pre-order the Galaxy S7 or S7 edge before March 17 will get a free Gear VR headset.
Starting February 23rd, Samsung will start pre-orders of the recently announced S7 and S7 edge. Those that pre-order will also receive a complimentary Gear VR and games.
Samsung's Unpacked event for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge is less than two weeks away and a new rumour has shed some light on the company's pre-order plans and alleged pricing of the devices.
Just weeks after launching the consumer version of its Gear VR headset, Samsung is offering VR enthusiasts a beta taste of what it considers "a fully immersive mobile experience".
Samsung's recently announced Gear VR headset for consumers is now available at several U.S. retailers, and while it won't cost you a kidney, you'll have to be quick with your order.
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Samsung's Gear VR headset made its debut a couple hours ago at Oculus' Connect 2 conference in Los Angeles, California. We have gained access to the unit and have some close-up images of the Gear VR.
Samsung has announced a new Gear VR headset that will be available in November 2015. The headset will accommodate the latest line of handsets launched by Samsung in 2015.
HoloLens, the mixed reality headset from Microsoft, seems to have piqued the interest of Samsung as the Korean company is reportedly seeking a partnership opportunity with the Redmond giant.
...that won't get you very far. In order to use the company's virtual reality headset, you'll also need to purchase the new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 - and that could set you back a further $800.
Samsung has announced that it has built a virtual reality headset, developed in collaboration with Oculus - but there is one factor that makes this device unlikely to be your first VR headset.